Translation of worker in Spanish:

worker

trabajador, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈwəːkə//ˈwərkər/

noun

  • 1

    trabajador masculine
    trabajadora feminine
    he's a good/slow worker trabaja bien/lentamente
    • factory worker obrero de fábrica
    • building workers obreros de la construcción
    • you're a fast worker! ¡qué rápido eres!
  • 2

    (ant, bee)
    obrera feminine
    • But other worker bees in the org are not so happy with the move.
    • Polybia occidentalis workers engaged in social biting with nest mates.
    • In autumn, the larvae emerge as adult workers and begin enlarging the colony.
    • Colony development and the behavior of workers in these colonies resembled colonies reared in summer.
    • The species has been shown to display nepotism as the worker ants favor the broods of the queen to whom they are most closely related.
    • ‘At first I thought it might have been a worker bee or a wasp or something, but it was about two or three times the size of a normal wasp - it was massive,’ she said.
    • All of the colonies contained at least eight workers and a queen at the start of the experiments.
    • Often, when the queen or many workers are killed, host colonies eventually perish.
    • For a single colony, the workers collected at baits were kept alive in the laboratory.
    • The queen bee eats the workers ' eggs to retain her control over the colony.
    • The worker bees are the ones capable of stinging.
    • The honeybees return to the hive and pass the nectar onto other worker bees.
    • Drifting of honeybee workers into neighboring colonies is common and well established.
    • These samples were collected from different queenless colonies, the worker brood emerging being laid by workers.
    • By staying out in the cold, the worker slows down the parasite's metabolism, often so much that the bee dies a natural death before the fly larva can mature.
    • When there is an influx of nectar into the nest, the colony deploys more workers for foraging.
    • One teaspoon of honey is the entire life work of a worker bee.
    • You can separate workers from the colony to experiment, put them back together, and so on.
    • Fifty or a hundred yards farther on, the worker ants form a new nest, and the colony files into place, rapidly at first and then more slowly as the last guests stumble in.
    • We also tested intercolony hostility between nonmarked workers of two original colonies.